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Shrek 5 Is Given A Release Date

'Shrek 5' has been given the green light. Following NBCUniversal's acquisition of Dreamworks Animation, 'Shrek 5' has been slated for a 2019 release alongside a creation from Edgar Wright and David Walliams titled 'Shadows', the...

Sky Ferreira To Star In Edgar Wright Movie 'Baby Driver'

The movie, due to be released in 2017, is a crime comedy about a music-loving getaway driver, played by Divergent actor Ansel Elgort, who gets into hot water after a robbery backfires. The 23-year-old singer...

Edgar Wright Helped Nigel Godrich Land Star Wars Stormtrooper Role

The frequent Radiohead collaborator's cameo was brought to light by fellow producer Four Tet, who sent a congratulatory message to Godrich via Twitter, without actually mentioning the film's name. Early on Thursday...

Jamie Foxx In Talks For 'Baby Driver'

Jamie Foxx is in talks to star alongside Lily James in 'Baby Driver'.The 47-year-old singer-turned-actor has reportedly been in negotiations with the film's director, 'Ant-Man' filmmaker Edgar Wright according to a source he confirmed the...

Anna Kendrick Avoids Men Who Mock

Anna Kendrick avoids guys who try and make her feel ''uncomfortable''.The 'Into The Woods' star is currently single and hasn't been in a committed relationship since she split from director Edgar Wright in early 2013.Anna...

Winona Ryder And Edgar Wright Join Sundance Jury

Winona Ryder and director Edgar Wright will be among the star-studded panel judging the competition at next year's (15) Sundance Film Festival.Ryder and Wright, along with True Detective director Cary Fukunaga, will preside over the...

Director Edgar Wright Wanted For Star Trek 3 After Roberto Orci's Departure

Filmmaker Edgar Wright has emerged as the frontrunner to take over the third instalment of the Star Trek franchise after Roberto Orci reportedly stepped down from the job.Orci signed on to make his directorial debut...

So Here's Why Edgar Wright Pulled Out Of 'Ant-man'

With Edgar Wright on-board, Ant-Man was easily one of the most anticipated movies in recent years. Paul Rudd in the lead role was an intriguing and creative casting decision and support from Evangeline Lilly and...

Edgar Wright And Simon Pegg Set To Combine Again On New Movie

Forget Hector and the Search For Happiness. That was a blip in the otherwise brilliant career of Simon Pegg. And anyway, he’s at his best when working with Edgar Wright – good news, then, that...

Simon Pegg Confirms New Movie With Edgar Wright

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright are working on a new movie.The pair have collaborated on three films over the last decade - 'Shaun of the Dead' (2004), 'Hot Fuzz' (2007) and 'The World's End' (2013)...

Everything We Know About Edgar Wright's 'Baby Driver'

After a storm of scepticism surrounding Edgar Wright’s decision to walk away from the future Marvel blockbuster Ant Man, the British director has instead turned his hand to a new project which promises to put...

Kevin Feige: Wright's Ant-man Not 'Too Far Out'

Kevin Feige has denied claims Edgar Wright's ideas for 'Ant-Man' were ''too far out''.The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director has spoken out against suggestions that himself and Marvel Comics parted ways with the filmmaker -...

Michael Douglas Disappointed By Edgar Wright's Ant-man Exit

Michael Douglas is disappointed that Edgar Wright has quit 'Ant-Man'.The actor, who is to star in the superhero movie as mentor figure Dr. Hank Pym, was stunned to discover that the filmmaker had pulled out...

Ant-man's Yes-man Is Peyton Reed. He's Directing The Film, Okay?

After weeks of speculation following Edgar Wright’s high profile Ant-Man departure, a new director has finally been revealed: Peyton Reed will now helm the project starring Paul Rudd and set for release in 2015. Peyton...

Peyton Reed To Direct 'Ant Man'

Peyton Reed will direct 'Ant Man'.The 'Bring It On' director has been called in to helm the picture - based on the 1960's comic book - after Shaun of the Dead's Edgar Wright dropped out...

Who Is Nicholas Stoller And Can He Rescue ‘Ant-man’?

It’s been nearly a fortnight since Edgar Wright parted ways with Ant-Man and Marvel still hasn't found a replacement, but not for lack of trying. Since Wright’s departure, the three names we’d been hearing as...

Are Nicholas Stoller And Michael Dowse The Frontrunners For The Ant-man Chair?

The Internet has definitely sided with Edgar Wright since he and Ant-Man unceremoniously split on May 23. That probably has something to do with Joss Whedon’s Twitter salute to the ex-Ant-Man man, but either way,...

Director Rawson Marshall Thurber Turns Down Ant-man Job

The producers of the forthcoming Ant-Man movie are scrambling to find a replacement for director Edgar Wright after filmmaker Rawson Marshall Thurber became the latest prospect to turn down the job.Wright quit the Marvel film...

Will Marvel Ever Find The Right Man To Take Over ‘Ant-man’?

So Adam McKay is not directing Ant-Man. The Anchorman and Step Brothers director was said to be in ‘advanced’ talks with Marvel over the weekend, but by Monday he had taken himself out of the...

The 5 Directors That Could Rescue Marvel's 'Ant-man'

Why doesn’t anyone want to direct 'Ant-Man'!? Well, I’m sure someone does, but for some reason, Marvel is having a bit of a difficult time trying to keep someone attached to the project. The superhero...

Does Anybody Out There Want To Direct 'Ant-man'?

Following the departure of Edgar Wright, Anchorman director Adam McKay was being courted to direct Ant-Man for Disney and Marvel though has passed up the opportunity. It seemed a strange direction for the movie to...

Adam Mckay Won't Direct Ant-man

Adam McKay has pulled out of negotiations to direct 'Ant-Man'.The 'Anchorman' director was considered frontrunner to replace Edgar Wright on the Marvel superhero movie, but he has decided not to take the reins, according to...

Adam Mckay Drops Out Of Ant-man Director Talks

Filmmaker Adam Mckay has dropped out of negotiations to replace Edgar Wright as the director of Ant-Man.Wright quit the Marvel movie in May (14) after a falling out with studio executives, and they subsequently entered...

Is 'Anchorman' Director Adam Mckay In Talks To Direct Marvel's 'Ant Man'?

It's another is he-isn't he situations which will never truly be resolved unless Adam McKay chooses to take the position as Ant Man director, or it'll just remain another unconfirmed rumour. Ant Man has been...

Is Adam Mckay The New Right Man For Marvel’S ‘Ant-man’ After Edgar Wright’S Departure?

Have you gotten over the departure of Edgar Wright from Marvel’s Ant-Man yet? Probably not, but the studio is keen to keep moving forward on the film and now Variety reports they may have found...

Edgar Wright In Talks To Direct Depp In Night Stalker

In-demand moviemaker Edgar Wright hasn't wasted any time finding a new job after departing the Ant-Man film last week (ends23May14) - he is in talks to take charge of Johnny Depp's new Kolchak: The Night...

Joss Whedon's Mint Cornetto Salute To Ex Ant-man Director, Edgar Wright

Like a fallen soldier on the battlefield, Joss Whedon has simultaneously saluted his comrade Edgar Wright following the British director’s exit from the Ant-Man movie, and poked a jibe at Marvel, his current - and...

Edgar Wright Is No Longer The Man For 'Ant-man', Man. Why?

It’s sad but true. Edgar Wright has departed Marvel’s Ant-Man movie with a new director to be announced shortly. Not much was divulged about Wright’s exit, but he and Marvel released a short joint statement...

Afte Being Attached Since 2006, Director Edgar Wright Leaves Marvel's 'Ant-man'

Director Edgar Wright has walked away from the upcoming Marvel flick 'Ant-Man' after being attached since 2006.Marvel Studios made the shocking announcement on Friday (May 23rd), just as the film's pre-production is coming to an...

Director Edgar Wright Quits Ant-man Movie

Director Edgar Wright has quit Marvel Studios' Ant-Man movie after falling out with film bosses.The executives and Wright issued a joint statement on Friday (23May14), revealing creative differences were behind the decision. The note...

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